Ludwig/Walkenhorst: Rio 2016 gold medal victory made into film
Ludwig/Walkenhorst made history as the first European women’s pair to win gold at an Olympic beach volleyball tournament in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. The documentary tracks the build-up and conclusion to their remarkable campaign.
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For two years, Weihermuller believed in Ludwig/Walkenhorst’s potential and a camera crew accompanied the two players on their long journey, capturing the German duo’s rise to the top in Rio de Janeiro.
The full version of the film was released on December 1 on DVD and Blu-ray, while the digital version was made available on on-demand platforms on December 2. A short version of the film with images and exclusive interviews was aired in October on German television.